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FRV Alba Na Mara 0811A

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Alba Na Mara (74NM)
Cruise identifier0811A
Cruise period2011-06-22 — 2011-07-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesObjectives

1. To carry out a survey of scallop stocks in the North Sea.
2. To collect information on by-catches of other commercial fish and shellfish species.
3. To collect biological data on scallop ring measurements.

Procedure

Scallop dredge hauls will be made at sites used on previous surveys, as shown on the attached map, or other known commercial grounds. Hauls will be of 30 minutes duration. All the catch from each haul will be measured to half centimeters below and a representative sample will be aged. Numbers and size distribution of commercial fish and shellfish species will be recorded. From selected sites, scallop ring height and length measurements will be taken.
Chief scientistJohn Turriff (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectSU02NS
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEast Coast
Track chartsFRV Alba Na Mara 0811A cruise track — 0811atrk.pdf (00 MB)